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Wrestling: Airline wins dual meet over Parkway

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Russell Hedges

rhedges@bossierpress.com

 

Airline wrestlers won eight matches in a 45-32 dual meet victory over Parkway Thursday night.

The Vikings remained undefeated against local competition in dual meets.

Airline’s winners were Josh Partin (113 pounds), Christian Walden (132), Tony Lococo (138), Harrison Hooper (170), Keegan Gilligan (182), Tyler Almond (195), Emilio Rogers (220) and Eric McGuire (285).

Partin, Almond, Rogers and McGuire all won by pinning their opponents.

Parkway’s winners were Garrett Strozier (106), Jason Pitts (120), Ryan Huckaby (126), Zac Funderburk (145), River Garner (152) and Corey Hodge (160).

Huckaby and Garner won by pins.

In one of the night’s best matches, Lococo edged Hunter Huckaby in a 14-13 decision.

Parish wrestlers are gearing up for the regional and parish tournaments next month.

The state tournament is Feb. 21-22 at the Ponchartrain Center in New Orleans.